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Citizenship interview and test

​Read Our Common Bond booklet

​The Australian citizenship test resource booklet Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond  is available for download to assist you to prepare for your citizenship test.

The Australian citizenship test has been updated. Changes include:

  • revised questions
  • new questions on Australian values
  • a new requirement for all applicants that all 5 questions on Australian values must be answered correctly, with a mark of at least 75 per cent overall to pass the test 

Australian Citizenship: Our Common Bond  is now available in 40 community languages. You should be aware that your Australian citizenship test will be conducted in English only.​

You need to pass the citizenship test to show that you have:

  • a basic knowledge of the English language
  • an understanding of what it means to become an Australian citizen
  • an adequate knowledge of Australia and the responsibilities and privileges of citizenship
  • an understanding and commitment to Australian values based on freedom, respect and equality

Testable section

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Non-testable section

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